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   CaFFE to assist Uva voters without IDs

CaFFE to assist Uva voters without IDs

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) will commence a series of mobile clinics to facilitate valid identification documents to the 40 350 eligible...
Ranil too hesitant to Tweet?

Ranil too hesitant to Tweet?

Although United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe launched his official Twitter account last week with a great deal of pomp he has not yet...
Government is selling rice to make beer - JVP

Government is selling rice to make beer - JVP

The government of selling paddy and rice stocks belonging to the state to Minister of Health, Maithripala Sirisena’s brother Dudley Sirisena (Araliya Rice),...
Uva youth are uneducated - UN

Uva youth are uneducated - UN

Only 15% of the youth in Uva Province had attained GCE A/L Examination qualification, National Youth Survey 2013, a survey findings included in the National...
ON14 Launches “High on Heels” Girls' Night Out every Tuesday, featuring  DJ Missy Flame

ON14 Launches “High on Heels” Girls' Night Out every Tuesday, featuring DJ Missy Flame

Colombo, 14th August 2014 – Colombo’s most exciting rooftop bar and lounge, ON14, is bringing together a fun-filled experience for ladies with some fabulous...
CaFFE to aid Uva voters without identification documents

CaFFE to aid Uva voters without identification documents

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) will commence a series of free mobile clinics to facilitate National Identity Cards and Special Identification...
Ranil goes on Twitter

Ranil goes on Twitter

United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe launched his official Twitter account today (14.) The UNP leader currently has 27 followers. ...
This is how NSB made losses - COPE

This is how NSB made losses - COPE

The National Savings Bank (NSB) has granted Rs 15 billion for infrastructure projects despite a general decline in profits in 2013 said Committee on Public...
Police allege that Sabaragamuwa Tamil student's wounds are self inflicted

Police allege that Sabaragamuwa Tamil student's wounds are self inflicted

The Sabaragamuwa university student who alleged that he was attacked by members of Rakna Lanka security firm has withdrawn his allegations and admitted...
Potato tax - An election gimmick

Potato tax - An election gimmick

The decision of the Ministry of Finance and Planning to increase the special commodity levy on the import of potatoes and big onions is an election gimmick...
Prof Avdhash Kaushal only Indian on the panel to probe war crimes in Sri Lanka

Prof Avdhash Kaushal only Indian on the panel to probe war crimes in Sri Lanka

An Indian human rights activist has been selected by the Sri Lankan government to be part of an international panel to assist that country's Presidential...
Iranian passenger plane crashes shortly after takeoff, killing 39 people and injuring 9

Iranian passenger plane crashes shortly after takeoff, killing 39 people and injuring 9

A locally built Iranian passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Sunday, killing 39 people and reviving questions about the safety of...
Kandy Esala Perahera 2014 - Live Web Cast

Kandy Esala Perahera 2014 - Live Web Cast

Kandy Esala Perahera, the most spectacular religious procession in Asia, for 10 days, is held annually at the medieval royal city of Kandy, beginning...
Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Co-operative Insurance Company Limited, the third largest network in Sri Lanka, launched a new insurance plan “Samagi Yathaartha” at a simple ceremony...
Chief Ministers can't issue orders to Provincial Secretaries

Chief Ministers can't issue orders to Provincial Secretaries

The Supreme Court today (August 4) declared that only the Public Service Commission (PSC) can issue orders to a Provincial Secretary. The Chief Minister...
Rakna Lanka behind assault on Tamil student

Rakna Lanka behind assault on Tamil student

It has been reported that officers of Rakna Lanka security firm, deployed to provide security to universities, are issuing death threats to Tamil and Muslim...
Selfie Your Way into the Biggest Blast of the Year by AXE

Selfie Your Way into the Biggest Blast of the Year by AXE

Having thrown one of the hottest parties of 2013 with the AXE Provoke Fallen Angels night, AXE is all set to outdo itself with the AXE Blast 2014 -...
UDA needs to pay us - CMC members

UDA needs to pay us - CMC members

Urban Development Authority (UDA) has not paid compensation to the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) for properties it acquired from the council United...


Namal trying to re-energize SLFP youth

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A meeting to energize the SLFP youth wing in Hiniduma was held on July 8 under the leadership of Hambantota district MP Namal Rajapaksa. MPs Piyasena Gamage, Shehan Semasinghe, Udith Lokubandara, Manusha Nanayakkara and provincial councilors Randima Gamage and Kanchana Wijesekara also participated. Read more...

Against racism - Movement of Equal Rights distribute leaflets

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Movement of Equal Rights organized a leaflet distributing campaign and a banner signing campaign against racism and communal-ism on 3rd July in front of the Fort Railway Station. Pl find the attachments for images of the event. Read more...

Namal Rajapaksa visits Adhikarigoda

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MP Namal Rajapaksa visited Adhikarigoda to assess damage during Aluthgama riots. The village has a mixture of Sinhala and Muslim populations.

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Panadura No Limit burns

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No Limit clothing store in Panadura was destroyed by fire today morning (June 21). While many believe it was a deliberate attack since the shop is owned by a Muslim businessman police  claim that the fire was either caused by an electric spark or an undoused cigarette butt.  Read more...

Hartal in the East

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Muslim businessmen in Vavuniya have decided to close their shops today (June 19) protesting the incidents in Aluthgama. However all institutions owned by Tamils, including shops, offices and other establishments, are open. Commenting on their decision representatives of Vavuniya Muslim Traders Association said that they strongly condemn the attacks on Muslims in Aluthgama and that the government should arrest everyone who is taking steps to destroy the peace which now prevails in the country.  Read more...

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Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Stylish Marketer 2014, the annual fashion show of the University of Kelaniya was held recently. A number...


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Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the second test against England by 100 runs. JM Anderson who held on for 55 balls got out...
Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka have never won a Test series in England, but they are closing in on a magnificent achievement...
Sri Lanka strikes back - Sanga equals a world record

Sri Lanka strikes back - Sanga equals a world record

In the Test Match Special commentary box, Graeme Swann wistfully imagined himself bowling on a dry Headingley...
Dhoni only cricketer on Forbes' high-earners' list

Dhoni only cricketer on Forbes' high-earners' list

MS Dhoni, the India captain, is the only cricketer on the list of 100 highest-paid athletes in the world....
Herschelle Gibbs and Jacob Oram refuse to play in Pakistan

Herschelle Gibbs and Jacob Oram refuse to play in Pakistan

Pakistan cricket has been dealt another blow after former Test players Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa...

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UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa did not attend the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) May Day rally, which surprised many. NFF, a constituent party of the UPFA, has always attended...
Namal goes fishing

Namal goes fishing

MP Namal Rajapaksa's birthday was on April 10. He was in Carlton house where a pirith ceremony was also held to mark his birthday. A large number of young MPs were with him for the birthday celebrations....

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Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Co-operative Insurance Company Limited, the third largest network in Sri Lanka, launched a new insurance plan “Samagi Yathaartha”...
Selfie Your Way into the Biggest Blast of the Year by AXE

Selfie Your Way into the Biggest Blast of the Year by AXE

Having thrown one of the hottest parties of 2013 with the AXE Provoke Fallen Angels night, AXE is all set to outdo itself...
BBDO is the Most Effective and Most Creative Agency Network in the World

BBDO is the Most Effective and Most Creative Agency Network in the World

BBDO was named the Most Effective Agency Network in the World by Effie Worldwide on 19 June. This is the second time that...

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